We often associate power with direct physical power. But power also has to be understood in broader cultural and symbolic terms, including the power to represent someone or something in a certain way. How should we navigate a legacy of established systems of representations, towards a conscionable “reality”? Continue reading “Thoughts on cultural representation: power and resistance”
Why are humans becoming incapable to cooperate as social communities? This article analyses the most evident symptoms of the ongoing collapse of our collective dimension. Continue reading “The spreading process of social atomization”
At the beginning of our history, culture arose as an instrument to face the wildness of nature: every single human used to be a fair representative of our primordial knowledge. Nowadays, because humanity is safe, this original meaning becomes useless. While our civilization is growing so fast, how can we – as individuals – still actively embrace it?